Sheldon is a suburb located in the City of Redland, Queensland, Australia. It is located approximately 38 km (24 mi) southeast of the Brisbane central business district. The suburb is primarily residential and is known for its proximity to local amenities such as parks, schools, and shopping centers. Sheldon is home to a number of parks and recreational facilities, including the Sheldon Forest Reserve, a popular spot for picnics and bushwalking. The suburb also has a number of small businesses such as cafes, restaurants, and shops. Sheldon is known for its semi-rural atmosphere and its proximity to the Moreton Bay and the Bay Islands.